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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000220.txt from 1998/04

From: C E Field <>
Subj: Re: Re: Loosing and losing
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 11:00:44 -0400

In a message dated 4/6/98 9:54:49 AM, you wrote:

<<Sorry Dan, I know its generally considered bad netiquete to correct
grammer and punctuation, but, you last sentence should really read i
part " THOROUGHLY convince others ..."

Best regards,

Sorry, Jack, you've got an apostrophe error ("its"), a spelling mistake
("grammer"), and a split infinitive ("to thoroughly convince"). Ouch!

NOW, can we dispense with the grammar police thing and get back to musical
topics? It may be fun teasing people about their editorial slip-ups but...

Let me start with a clarinet question. Does anyone find a noticeable
difference in the material that needle springs are made from? On various
clarinets, I have seen stainless steel wire springs (some as light and flimsy
as those on a flute), blue steel springs, and even gold-plated springs. What's
your opinion about longevity and response?


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